December 5, 2015

Postcards

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Earliest card. Before the port-cochere. Just screen over the Garden area, no glass or roof. Notice the palm trees visible inside. Before Molokai. 1957.

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Perhaps 1958-59 after Molokai was added, and the port-cochere and the entry drive is 2 lanes.

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Large Moai carving by Barney West installed in 1963.

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Bob Van Dorpe and Leslie Charteris

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70’s card showing lead dancer Kainoa and the Samoa Room.

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This card appears in the mysterious “Tiki of Unlimited Abundance” mailer.

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This Barney West carving is still standing on the corner.

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Early dinning room shot of the Oahu Room.

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“The Mai-Kai that never was.” Design concept by George Nakashima for Jack Thornton, painted by Al Kocab.

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Kocab painting of the design for the newly opened Molokai Bar in 1971.

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Puanani Kanemura

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Surfboard Bar

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1972

Don Q Rum Derby Daiquiri

Don Q Rum Derby Daiquiri

Mai-Kai and Pier 66 card

Mai-Kai and Pier 66 card